Honda recalls vehicles with replacement passenger front air bag inflators

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The inflators may have been installed incorrectly

American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 646 model year 2008-2012 Accords, 2010 and 2012 Accord Crosstours, 2006-2011 Civics, 2007-2011 CR-Vs, 2009-2012 Fits and Pilots, and 2010-2012 Insights that received replacement passenger front air bag inflators.

One dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.

In the event of a crash, an incorrectly installed passenger front air bag inflator may deploy the air bag improperly, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag module assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 1, 2017.

Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are O07, Y0A, N06, G05, M04, Y01, and O09.

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